Companies operating in the Global Engineering Services industry apply the physical laws and principles of engineering to design and develop structures, machines, materials, instruments and other processes and systems. Services also include providing advice, feasibility studies, designs and technical services during construction or development. Consequently, the performance of the industry relies on investment trends and the overall health of the economy to fuel projects where engineering services are needed. A favorable global economic environment and strong investment in major markets such as the United States, Europe and East Asia have driven industry growth over the five years to 2018...purchase to read more.

Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 13-18
Forecast Growth 18-23
Market Share of Companies
There are no companies with a dominant market share in this industry

Industry Report - Industry Products Chapter

Energy and powerThe energy and power market is the largest segment for the Global Engineering Services industry, accounting for an estimated 29.1% of global industry revenue in 2018. Over the five years to 2018, an increase in the global demand for hydrocarbon (oil, natural gas and coal) energy has propelled new projects related to the drilling, mining, exploration, transmission and storage of energy-related products. Developed nations, such as the United States, Canada and Great Britain have all experienced a rapid increase in investments in shale and natural gas development projects. Other nations, such as Russia and China, have increased investments in energy-related projects as well. Eng...purchase to read more.

Additional Insights for the Global Engineering Services Industry

IBISWorld identifies 250 Key Success Factors for a business.The most important for the Global Engineering Services Industry are

  • Having contacts within key markets
  • Access to highly skilled workforce
  • Ability to compete on tender
  • IBISWorld analysts also discuss how external factors such as Global aggregate private investment and Industrial production index of OECD countries in the Global Engineering Services industry impact industry performance..

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    What is the Global Engineering Services Industry?

    Enterprises in this industry apply physical laws and principles of engineering in the design, development and use of machines, materials, instruments, structures, processes and systems. The assignments may involve the provision of advice, preparation of feasibility studies, preparation of preliminary and final plans and designs, the provision of technical services on construction and project evaluation. Operators may also provide inspection and evaluation services.

    Industry Products
  • Transportation
  • Energy and power
  • Building construction
  • Water, sewer and waste treatment
  • Industrial and manufacturing
  • Other services
  • Industry Activities
  • Providing design and management services for construction and engineering infrastructure projects
  • Providing design and management services for environmental projects
  • Providing design and management services for industrial processes and equipment
  • Providing construction management services
  • Process management (e.g. assessing engineering and product problems)
  • Project planning and economic assessments
  • Feasibility studies, including environmental impact assessment and community consultation
  • Providing quality management assessment and accreditation services
  • Table of Contents

    Industry Definition
    Main Activities
    Similar Industries
    Additional Resources
    Industry Statistics Snapshot
    Industry Structure
    Executive Summary
    Executive Summary
    Key External Drivers
  • Global aggregate private investment
  • Industrial production index of OECD countries
  • World GDP
  • LIBOR - London Interbank Offered Rate

  • Current Performance
    Economic upswingIndustry expansion and consolidation in mature marketsTechnological innovation but stagnant margins
  • Chart: Revenue Growth

  • Industry Outlook
    Stable economic growthTechnology and profitStructural trends
  • Table: Global Engineering Services Industry Revenue Outlook

  • Industry Life Cycle
  • Life cycle reasons
  • Chart: Benchmarking - Global Engineering Services Industry Lifecycle vs The Economy

  • Supply Chains
    Key Buying Industries
  • Global Mining
  • Global Electricity, Gas and Water Supply
  • Global Non-residential Building Construction
  • Global Infrastructure and Non-building Construction
  • Global Transport, Post and Storage
  • Global Public Administration and Defense

  • Key Selling Industries
  • Global Accounting Services
  • Global Business Activities
  • Global Construction
  • Global Financial Intermediation

  • Products & Services
  • Energy and power
  • Building construction
  • Transportation
  • Water, sewer and waste treatment
  • Industrial and manufacturing
  • Other services
  • Chart: Global Engineering Services Industry Products and Services Segmentation

  • Demand Determinants
    Major Markets
  • Private businesses
  • Government bodies
  • Engineering
  • Architectural
  • Construction
  • Individuals
  • Chart: Major Market Segmentation for the Global Engineering Services Industry

  • International Trade
    Business Locations
    Chart: Business Locations by State
    Market Share Concentration
    Key Success Factors
    Cost Structure Benchmarks
  • Profit
  • Wages
  • Purchases
  • Other costs
  • Chart: Cost Structure Benchmarking – Sector vs Global Engineering Services

  • Basis of Competition
    Barriers to Entry
  • Table: Barrier to Entry Checklist for the Global Engineering Services Industry

  • Industry Globalization
    There are no major players in this industry. This report includes analysis of other companies.
    Capital Intensity
  • Chart: Level of Capital Intensity for the Global Engineering Services Industry
  • Chart: Tools of the Trade: Growth Strategies for Success

  • Technology & Systems
    Revenue Volatility
  • Chart: Volatility vs Industry Growth

  • Regulation & Policy
    Industry Assistance
    Table: Industry Data for the Global Engineering Services Industry
  • Industry Revenue (2009-2023)
  • Industry Gross Product (2009-2023)
  • Establishments (2009-2023)
  • Businesses (2009-2023)
  • Employment (2009-2023)
  • Wages (2009-2023)
  • World GDP (2009-2023)

  • Table: Annual Percentage Change for Key Industry Data
    Table: Key Ratios for Industry Key Data
    Civil Engineering
  • Area of engineering focused on the planning, designing, construction, and maintenance of infrastructure.
  • Industrial Engineering
  • Area of engineering focused on managing efficient production and involves the design of production methods, plant analysis and the application of labor and materials.
  • Initial Public Offering (Ipo)
  • The issuing of a company's common stock to the public for the first time.
  • Public-Private Partnership (Ppp)
  • A contractual agreement between a public-sector agency and a private company, through which each party shares skills, assets and financial resources to deliver a service or facility for public use.
  • Tender
  • A written offer or bid to contract goods or services at a specified cost or rate.
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